Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph

Born: 1899, Ipswich.

Died: 16th July 1918; age 19; Died of Wounds as a Prisoner of War.

Residence: 32, Warwick Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 39303.

Regiment: King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 9th Battalion.

Formerly 34606, T.R. Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory and British War.


Grave Reference:


Niederzwehren Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George & Edith Abbott, of 32, Warwick Road, Ipswich.




1901   267, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich.


George was a year old and living with his parents.

George Frederick Abbott, 35, a Post Office Assistant – Civil Service, born Ipswich.

Maria Edith Abbott (nee Marman), 31, born Greenwich, Kent.

1 domestic servant.


1911   32, Warwick Road, Ipswich.


George was 11 years old and living with his parents & sister.

George, 45, a Post Office Assistant Supt. – Civil Service.

Maria, 41.

Marjorie Marman Abbott, 1, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to George F. Abbott – father.


George is also remembered on the Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works memorial. Now sited at the Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk, and at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.


King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 9th Battalion:

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